New Zealand To Replace Ageing C-130Hs With C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft...

June 11, 2019 @ 01:15 PM

New Zealand has chosen Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules to replace five ageing C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, the country's Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in its Defence Capability Plan-2019 on Tuesday, that outlines investment worth $13 Billion (NZ $20 Billion) until 2030. The contract is estimated to be worth

IAF Finds Wreckage of AN-32 Military Transport Aircraft

June 11, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

Wreckage of the AN-32 military transport aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) that went missing on June 3 has been found crashed in the north east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. “The wreckage of the missing An-32 was spotted today 16 Kms North of Lipo, North East of Tato...

Boeing To Provide Software, Engineering Support for US Navy's P-8A Poseidon Aircraft...

June 11, 2019 @ 04:28 AM

Boeing has won a $22 million modification contract to provide for additional acoustics software support activity and engineering support for US Navy's P-8A Poseidon aircraft. In addition, this modification incorporates virtual machine efforts and develops and integrates software for Multi-static Active Coherent Enhancements, the US Department of Defense said in a...

Ukrainian Court Issues Arrest Warrant for five Russian An-124 Transport Aircraft

June 10, 2019 @ 10:25 AM

Podolsky District Court of Kiev has issued an arrest warrant against five Russian An-124-100 Ruslan transport aircraft operated by Russias Volga-Dnepr Airlines for alleged unauthorised maintenance checks.

Mitsubishi Heavy Could Acquire Bombardier’s Regional Jet Business

June 6, 2019 @ 08:53 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy is in talks to buy Bombardier's commercial regional jet business, a move that could provide it with technology and processes to complete the development of Japan's first domestically produced passenger jet. "It is true that we are in discussions relating to a possible transaction involving Bombardier's regional jet program,"...

L-3 Communications To Upgrade Avionics Of USAF's C-130H Aircraft

June 5, 2019 @ 01:33 PM

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems has won a $499.6 million contract to upgrade 176 C-130H military transport aircraft operated by the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command

IAF Deploys C-130J, An-32, Mi-17 To Look For Missing AN-32 Aircraft

June 3, 2019 @ 10:48 AM

India has deployed C-130J, Mi-17 and An-32 aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Army's Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) to locate the IAF's missing AN-32 aircraft. The military transport aircraft lost contact with ground control at 1pm and is reported to have been carrying 13 persons on board

Indian Air Force’s An-32 Aircraft To Be Powered By Blended Bio-jet Fuel...

May 28, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

Russian-origin An-32 military transport aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) has been certified by Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) to fly on blended aviation fuel containing up to 10 percent bio-jet fuel on Friday. "IAF's formidable workhorse, the Russian made AN-32 aircraft was formally fleet certified to fly on blended aviation fuel containing up to 10 per cent of indigenous bio-jet fuel," IAF spokesperson Group Capt

Lockheed Martin Wins $1.13B US Navy Contract For CH-53K Heavy Lift Choppers...

May 18, 2019 @ 08:25 AM

Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $1.13 billion to supply the US Navy with 12 CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopters

CAE Wins Boeing Contract to Develop Additional P-8A Operational Flight Trainer for...

May 13, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

CAE has won a contract from Boeing for simulator hardware for an additional P-8A operational flight trainer (OFT) for the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF). This follows a contract award last year for CAE to design and manufacture the hardware for the first P-8A OFT for the RAF as well as a P-8I OFT for the Indian Navy

Indian Fighters Divert Georgian An-12 Flying Through Pak To Jaipur

May 10, 2019 @ 06:19 PM

Fighters belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) intercepted and diverted Georgian Antonov An-12 transport aircraft from Tbilisi to Delhi via Karachi to land at the Jaipur airport, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan on Friday. "One An-12 aircraft of Georgia entered Indian Air Space from an unscheduled point in North Gujarat, today at 1515h

AERALIS Offers Leasing Model for Fighter Jet Pilot Training

May 1, 2019 @ 12:58 PM

AERALIS is developing a new generation of fighter jet pilot training aircraft and flying training system for lease to reduce costs. The AERALIS suite of jet trainers will have 85% commonality of parts allowing for cost savings over purchasing more traditional aircraft, the company said in a statement Wednesday